[OZAPRS] 30m mobile

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sun Sep 13 09:33:37 EST 2009

Sometime the path gets chewed up

or stations dont do callsign substitution

WIDE on HF is the same as WIDE on VHF

Does not tell you anything about how it got here

SSID is out of the question

The only way I have been doing it is based on VK4DMI-4 or VK3MY-4

Andrew Rich
Airways Technical Officer Grade 4
Surveillance - RADAR ADS-B
Amateur Radio Callsign VK4TEC
email: vk4tec at tech-software.net
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ian Bennett" <ibennett at tpg.com.au>
To: "Australian APRS Users" <ozaprs at aprs.net.au>
Sent: Sunday, September 13, 2009 9:31 AM
Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] 30m mobile

> Ross,
> I used 30m on a recent trip into the Simpson Desert and even though I had
> antenna problems, HF APRS worked a treat.
> I would caution you on using different callsigns on different bands from 
> the
> same vehicle. -9 and -15 will appear as different "units" on the aprs
> website.
> In true military style, I believe that position reports from a unit, 
> received
> via different means should correlate as the same unit; hence "the tractor"
> will always appear as VK1IAN-9.
> You need to look at the gate information to see where the posit was 
> received.
> Ian
> On Sun, 13 Sep 2009 07:13:02 Ross Barlin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I propose to be using 30m APRS while travelling around over the next few
>> weeks, using VK2DVZ-15, to experiment with the coverage.
>> May also use -9 on the 2m band from time to time, depending on location,
>> either backpack portable or mobile.
>> Regards,
>> Ross VK2DVZ
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